Master's Degree in Economics and Administration in Nova Scotia in Canada

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Economics and Administration

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Professionals who have studied economics and administration comprehend both the larger economic picture and smaller, individualized trends. It is an interdisciplinary field in which specialists are trained to consider and analyze many components in both the public and private section and make recommendations based on current and potential conditions.

 

Canadians place great importance on learning, and have developed a first-rate education system with high standards. Not only does Canada provide a safe, clean environment, but it has been consistently ranked as one of the world’s best places to live in terms of quality of life by the UN.

Nova Scotia region has tried to align its higher learning system along skilful training and excellent education. The former vocation schools have been renewed and are following the footsteps of top schools like Dalhousie University and Acadia University in offering quality education to students.

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Master of Applied Economics

Saint Mary's University
Campus Full time Part time 12 months September 2017 Canada Halifax + 1 more

This twelve-month program provides you with the skills you need to apply the tools of economic analysis to real-world issues in both public and business sectors. With a part-time option, it is flexible enough to meet the needs of working professionals who wish to attend part-time. [+]

Masters in Economics and Administration in Nova Scotia in Canada. Why this program is for you The Sobey School of Business’ Master of Applied Economics (MAE) program is the first of its kind in Atlantic Canada. This twelve-month program provides you with the skills you need to apply the tools of economic analysis to real-world issues in both public and business sectors. With a part-time option, it is flexible enough to meet the needs of working professionals who wish to attend part-time. The Benefits The MAE emphasizes the application of economic theory and econometric analysis to practical issues relevant to a range of fields, including: public economics; natural resources and environment; monetary systems; business finance; international trade. The Sobey MAE’s focus on policy issues distinguishes it from a traditional, more theoretical Master’s program in economics. The Sobey School of Business is one of the most highly-respected business schools in Canada. We attract independent thinkers who value collaboration, and we offer programs recognized with the prestigious AACSB accreditation — the highest standard of business education worldwide. Only 5% of business schools have been awarded AACSB accreditation. Admission Requirements Applicants will possess, at a minimum, a 4-year Bachelor’s degree, with a cumulative GPA equivalent to an average grade of at least “B”, including (normally): At least one undergraduate course in Statistics at an intermediate level (preferably econometrics), Intermediate microeconomics and macroeconomics, and Economic theory at an advanced (fourth-year) level Program Overview The Master of Applied Economics (MAE) emphasizes the application of economic theory and econometric analysis to practical issues relevant to a range of fields, including: Public economics Labour economics Natural resources and environment Monetary systems Development Business finance International trade The first of its kind in Atlantic Canada, the Sobey MAE’s focus on policy issues distinguishes it from a traditional, more theoretical Master’s program in economics. The Master of Applied Economics is a 12-month program, but is flexible to meet your needs. As a working professional, you may wish to attend part-time. Program Requirements Students must successfully complete 12 credit hours of required courses A major research paper (3 credit hours) 9 credit hours of electives Electives will build on the Department’s applied research strength in wider areas such as human resources, immigration, gender, and cooperatives management. Required credits (3 credit hours each): Applied Microeconomic Analysis Applied Macroeconomic Analysis Applied Econometric Modelling and Forecasting Seminar in Applied Economics Research A major research paper In addition, students must complete 3 electives taken from the following (3 credit hours each): Monetary Theory and Policy Economic Development and Policy International Macroeconomics and Finance International Trade and Commercial Policy Industrial Organization and Applied Game Theory Economics of the Public Sector Economics of Human Resources and Migration: Issues and Policies Social Policy: Economic Analysis and Issues Economics of Cooperatives and Non-Profit Firms Economics of Natural Resources and the Environment Admissions Academic Applicants will possess, at a minimum, a 4-year Bachelor’s degree, with a cumulative GPA equivalent to an average grade of at least “B”, including (normally): At least one undergraduate course in Statistics at an intermediate level (preferably econometrics), Intermediate microeconomics and macroeconomics, and Economic theory at an advanced (fourth-year) level Language Requirements Students whose native language is not English must submit a TOEFL or IELTS score. A score of at least 90 on the internet-based (iBt) TOEFL with no band below 20, or An IELTS score of at least 6.5 with no band below 6 is required. TOEFL/IELTS scores must be less than 2 years old. Deadlines The deadline for applicants requesting funding is February 1. The application deadline for this program is April 1. Application Process Applicants are required to submit the following: Letter of Intent: Please expand on your areas of interest in a letter of intent, between 1-2 pages, that briefly states your specific interests, and how you expect the program to further your career goals A sample of previous writing (10-15 pages in length) Official transcripts for all universities and colleges attended 3 letters of reference An up-to-date CV Faculty The Sobey School of Business, at Saint Mary’s University, offers a world-class faculty with extensive teaching experience and a strong record of policy-oriented research. Faculty research is particularly focused on the areas of human resources (including immigration, gender and social policy), international economic relations (including capital flows, trade and development), natural resources management and public sector economics. [-]

Master of Finance

Saint Mary's University Sobey School of Business
Campus Full time 12 - 15 months September 2017 Canada Halifax

The first of its kind offered in Canada, the Sobey School of Business's Master of Finance program will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2013 [+]

Master of Finance

The first of its kind offered in Canada, the Sobey School of Business's Master of Finance program will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2013.

Our innovative 12-15 month program effectively prepares graduates for professional careers in:

financial analysis and advising, portfolio and risk management, and corporate finance.

Based in theory and focused on real world applications, in addition to attaining a specialized degree in finance, our graduates are provided with extensive preparation for the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation.

The Sobey MFin is ideal if you are interested in launching or advancing your career in the corporate world, public sector or industry. ... [-]